Collection location: Newberry Hill Heritage Park, Kitsap Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]
COMMON NAME: Slimy Bitter Cort
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NEARBY FLORA: Conifer: Douglas Fir, Hemlock, Western Red Cedar; Deciduous: Red Huckleberry; Evergreen: Black/Purple Huckleberry, Oregon Grape, Sword Ferns.
SUBSTRATE: Moss, Needle Duff, very-well decomposed wood.
LIGHT EXPOSURE: partial shade
TASTE: Ostensibly Bitter
DETAILED PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION:
CAP: Umbonate, with a height of 3mm and at its widest point about 1.5mm; the surface has irregularly sized-and-shaped “warty-bumpy-like” shapes; exterior has a light-tan color and, when cut, the interior has a pale-yellow color around the Margin.
VEIL: Still attached to the Cap Margin and appears to be very robust with an external color of pale yellow.
GILLS: Gills appear adnexed and a light chocolate color.
STIPE: Exterior has irregularly shaped, vertically running ridges and is almost bone-white with a hint of tan; interior of the Stipe within the Cap and Veil zone has a pale yellow color, like the Cap Margin interior, that runs down slightly past the veil. Remainder of Stipe color is a pale Neapolitan-yellow-like color with the flesh being vertically fibrous. The Base is visibly, but slightly, bulbous
SPORES: Ostensibly Rusty Brown
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